New pc build help and questions. Tags: Build Systems Last response: October 28, 2011 8:59 PM in Systems Share Assassinseye1 October 28, 2011 11:51:29 AM Hello, I am going to build a pc soon for gaming (first time home build) and this is overall what I have so far. SAMSUNG CD/DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-222AB - OEM APEVIA X-PLORER2 Series X-PLORER2-RD Black / Red Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500413AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive ASRock M3A770DE AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard Intel EXPI9301CTBLK 10/ 100/ 1000Mbps PCI-Express Network Adapter.......Because I have wirless :3. SAPPHIRE 100314-3L Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F3-10600CL8D-4GBHK AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ955FBGMBOX And finally the thing that I am worried about. Antec's EarthWatts EA-430D Green This was reccomended and I am unsure if it will cut it.... Can anyone give me some insight or anything that you would change. More about : build questions | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove jtennison October 28, 2011 1:45:04 PM The Antec EarthWatts EA430D might not be enough. The specs at MicroCenter for the Radeon HD 6870 show that 500 watt power required. http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... | Report abuse casualbuilder October 28, 2011 1:48:47 PM I would recommend a 600W or higher PSU for future upgrade capability. Everything else looks great. | Report abuse vx53c October 28, 2011 2:19:50 PM if you are going to overclock the cpu then you need more. actually what casualbuilder sugested. | Report abuse Assassinseye1 October 28, 2011 8:59:08 PM Alright sounds good! Thanks. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>New pc build help and questions.> Related ressources: ForumNew To PC Gaming with questions on how to build a Desktop? Please Help ForumNew PC Build , help and questions . ForumNew Gaming PC Build Questions ForumBuilding a New PC Soon, but first, some questions . ForumNew PC Build HELP ! ForumPlethora of questions about parts for new PC ForumNew AMD pc build questions Forum1000$ gaming PC : several questions about new build . ForumQuestions about possible new build ForumNew pc build questions ForumPC Gaming build + Future upgrading questions ForumPerformance Questions New Gaming PC Build ForumNew Build , Have some questions ForumNeed help on new PC build ! ForumGaming Pc Experts? I just have 3 questions before I order my pc ! Help ! ForumFirst PC build GPU questions . So many to choose from ForumGaming Build: Budget $2,300 ForumHelp Build a NLE Workstation for $4000 Budget or LESS! Forum$700 budget gaming PC build. Is it good enough? ForumNew Build under 1500usd ( video editing) Help! More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !